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  • May 23, 2017

    The Western Nebraska Community College Sidney Campus received a $5,000 grant from the Thomas D. Buckley Trust for the 2016-2017 academic year.    Thirteen students received scholarships in amounts ranging from $250 - $500 that assisted with tuition and fees. The students are studying in a variety of programs including basic nursing assistant, licensed practical nursing, aviation maintenance, criminal justice, and general studies.   "The support that the Thomas D. ... Read more...

  • May 10, 2017

    Western Nebraska Community College holds its 85th graduation commencement ceremony May 13 at 4 p.m. inside Cougar Palace on the Scottsbluff Campus.   WNCC will confer degrees, diplomas, and certificates to 264 graduates from 34 communities in Nebraska, 17 states, and 16 countries.   Dr. Paul Gordon Brown delivers this year's commencement address, titled "It Only Takes a Tweet." Dr. ... Read more...

  • May 04, 2017

    The Western Community College Area (WCCA) Board of Governors has declared a vacancy in District 4 due to the resignation of Mr. Timothy H. Daniels effective May 1, 2017. The Board is seeking individuals who are interested in filling the vacant position.... Read more...

  • May 02, 2017

    For two years, Andrew Wells of Scottsbluff, Ne. has participated in the region's premier running event, the Platte Valley Companies Monument Marathon and Half-Marathon. "Having participated in large events, it's wonderful to have a race that has a small town feel with a big attention to detail," says Wells.   Andrew moved back to the Scottsbluff area in 2015 after attending the University of Wyoming and meeting his wife Brittany. They now work with the Wells' family business Brown Sheep Company in Mitchell. ... Read more...

  • April 28, 2017

    After five days of national-caliber competition, the Western Nebraska Community College (WNCC) Speech and Debate Team earned a second place finish in Community College Team Sweepstakes at the 2017 National Forensics Association National Tournament. ... Read more...

  • April 28, 2017

    April is Community College Awareness Month, and Western Nebraska Community College is celebrating by once again offering the SummerFreeScholarship program.  It's designed to allow students the opportunity to take up to two summer classes for free. The program is open to current full- and part-time students, including online students and high school students enrolled in the CollegeNOW! program, as well as students who have previously attended WNCC but did not graduate.... Read more...

  • April 28, 2017

    Western Nebraska Community College student Janie McAmis of Belle Fourche, South Dakota is Nebraska's 2017 Coca-Cola New Century Scholar after posting the state's top score among nominees to the All-USA Community College Academic Team. This is the third year in a row that a student from WNCC has garnered top honors for Nebraska. Rose Nelson of Potter, Neb. won the award last year and Ethan Nelson of Dalton, Neb. won the award in 2015.... Read more...

  • April 28, 2017

    Two Western Nebraska Community College students were named to the 2017 Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Nebraska All-State Academic Team during a ceremony at the Cornhusker Marriott in Lincoln on April 18. Ms. Janie McAmis of Belle Fourche, South Dakota and Ms. ... Read more...

  • April 12, 2017

    The 2017 Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) District VI Music Contest will be held at Western Nebraska Community College on Thursday, April 20.    Nearly 1,000 vocal and instrumental musicians, representing 15 area high school systems are competing for ratings throughout the day. Sharon Hoffman of Bayard is the contest coordinator; Dr. Nathaniel Johnson and Dr. Imgyu Kang of the WNCC Music Program are the site coordinators. ... Read more...

  • April 06, 2017

    The Instrumental Music Program at Western Nebraska Community College is performing at two upcoming music events, including a free concert for the community. WNCC's annual Spring Band Concert will be held at the Midwest Theater Sunday April 23 at 3 p.m. ... Read more...

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